MI2N
Music Industry News Network
FRIDAY, MAY 22ND
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Events (more headlines) 05-22-2014

Seattle To Host Next Music Startup Academy On June 19

Bookmark and Share
Email: laurie@jaybirdcom.com
Website: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/music-startup-academy-seattle-tickets[...]
May 22, 2014 – Following up on the highly successful Music Biz Academy event at the Music Biz 2014 convention, the Music Business Association (Music Biz) is bringing its Music Startup Academy series back on the road with a stop in Seattle on June 19 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Microsoft headquarters. The educational sessions are aimed at aspiring entrepreneurs, startups, and students who dream of creating the next great music product, providing them with all the information they need to break through the barriers of entry and establish innovative, legal, and sustainable music companies.

The Seattle sessions will focus on three key areas: Label and Publishing Basics, Business Development, and Basic Technical Operations. Industry experts from companies such as Microsoft, MediaNet, and Hughes Media Law Group will be on hand to discuss these issues and lend their own personal advice from throughout their careers. During a keynote by startup Lively, representatives will highlight their experiences of starting a company in the music business and discuss their list of best practices for ensuring that your business succeeds.

Admission costs $59 for Music Biz members and $79 for non-members, with a special discounted fee of $39 for students. For more information or to register for the sessions, visit the Music Startup Academy page on Eventbrite at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/music-startup-academy-seattle-tickets-11652427725.

The currently confirmed agenda for the event is below.

1:00 PM
Welcome & Introduction to Music Biz Resources
• Bill Wilson, Music Biz

1:15 PM
Introduction to Microsoft API & Other Resources
• Christina Calio, Microsoft

1:30 PM
Keynote
• Brian Hirsh, Lively

1:45 PM
Label and Publishing Basics
Explains the economics of the music industry, including the licenses required for master recordings and songwriting.
• Joleen Hughes, Hughes Media Law Group

2:45 PM
Networking Break

3:00 PM
Business Development
The “dos and don’ts” of content licensing, including best practices for honing a pitch and insight into navigating around roadblocks.

4:00 PM
Basic Technical Operations
An overview of the music operations and various enterprise software systems and core procedures that any aspiring CEO or CTO must be aware of.
• Jeff Wallace, MediaNet

4:45 PM
Closing Remarks & Networking

The Music Startup Academy was created in the spring of 2011 with the goal of helping entrepreneurs and app developers navigate the complex web of rights, legal requirements, and potential partners and competitors that stand in the way of young music companies’ success. By providing an educational platform on the key topics of licensing, business development, and technology to entrepreneurs at all levels, the sessions aim to lower the barriers of entry to the music industry and foster the next generation of innovative music apps. The first Music Startup Academy was held at General Assembly in New York City in 2011, and it has since traveled to Atlanta, Austin, Boston, London, Los Angeles, Nashville, and San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.musicstartupacademy.com.

To download hi-res logos and photos, visit http://musicbiz.org/news-media/images-bios.

About the Music Business Association
The Music Business Association (Music Biz) is a membership organization that advances and promotes music commerce — a community committed to the full spectrum of monetization models in the industry. It provides common ground by offering thought leadership, resources and unparalleled networking opportunities, all geared to the specific needs of its membership. By leveraging the legacy of the former National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) and its hub for digital initiatives, digitalmusic.org, Music Biz brings a unique perspective and valuable insight into the trends and changes that innovation brings. Today, we put our collective experience to work across all delivery models: physical, digital, mobile and more. Music Biz and its members are committed to building the future of music commerce — together.

Media Contacts
Laurie Jakobsen, Jaybird Communications — laurie@jaybirdcom.com, 646.484.6764
Nicole Hennessey, Music Biz — nicole.hennessey@musicbiz.org, 856.313.5532

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Canadian WCMA Nominated DJ Soulier Performs At Beijing's Award-Winning DDC

Dyne Side Is Officially The First Winner Of The Muzicol Revolution

Heavy Russia: Young Metal Act "Gravity Rain" Announce Crowdfunder For "Artifacts Of Balance"

Are You A Professional Musician Or Talented Composer? Help Xhail Find You

Vocalist/Songwriter Halie Loren Explores Transformation And Self-Realization On Soulful Release, Butterfly Blue - Available June 9 Via Justin Time Records

Eurovision Contestant Tamar Kaprelian Releases New Single "Yours To Keep" On EP Through Killer Tracks' Artists Series

Chinese Rockers Second Hand Rose "Crossing Boundaries" World Tour

Deadline Looms For 20th Annual USA Songwriting Competition



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» MMF Canada Announce New Travel Bursary For Ontario Managers
» Rocktron Introduces New Hush Product
» BLACHAWK RECORDS TO RELEASE NEW COMPILATION CD “THE MOVEMENT” THIS SUMMER!
» Barefoot Launches "Masters Of The Craft" Video Series
» Rdio Launches "Rdio Select"
» ASCAP Appoints Clara Kim As EVP And General Counsel
» Are You A Professional Musician Or Talented Composer? Help Xhail Find You
» Canadian WCMA Nominated DJ Soulier Performs At Beijing's Award-Winning DDC
» POPULAR CCM GROUP THE KATINAS RELEASES NEW SINGLE
» NY Artist JES Debuts ThingLink Interactive Video With ITunes Store Inside Facebook Timeline


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» MusicDish*China Tours, Signing, NYCxDesign And Planetrox
» Award-Nominated DJ Soulier Performs At Beijing's Award-Winning DDC
» Second Hand Rose "Crossing Boundaries" World Tour
» CMW Live Touring Summit: Interview With Elliott Lefko
» Online Chinese Music Video Platform Yinyuetai Raises $35 Million In Funding
» Founder Of Beijing Oi! Punk And MiSanDao Front Man Passes Away
» The New Wave Of Chinese Contemporary Art: Identity, Irreverence And Forward-Looking
» Tommy Hilfiger New Store Opening In Beijing, China
» Stones Fans Rejoice - 2015 Tour Dates Announced
» INTRO Electronic Music Festival: Interview With DJ Weng Weng
» VUE Audiotechnik Establishes VUE China
» March 28, 2015: A Black Day For Yaogun (Chinese Rock)

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.